It’s been seven years, and I cannot access the word of peace. The tears still sting and slosh over my pail of remorse.
Easter | Second Sunday of Easter (Year A)
Acts 2:14a, 22-32; Psalm 16; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31
Caravaggio painted his The Incredulity of St. Thomas sometime around the turn of the seventeenth century. Jesus (in white linen) stands to the left, Thomas is next to him (in a thread-bare red shirt), and Jesus is guiding Thomas’s hand as Thomas places his finger in the wound just under Jesus’ right breast. Two other disciples, also in red, hover in the scene
by David KeckApril 21, 2014
Thomas discerns what neither Mary Magdalene nor the other disciples did: that Jesus is both “my Lord and my God.” I wonder if we need to explore more seriously Thomas’s approach to faith. We sing “We Walk by Faith and Not by Sight,” but what is wrong with walking by both?
by David KeckApril 15, 2014